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Tenth anniversary London Flamenco Festival 2013

Tango FireThis year sees the tenth anniversary festival, with Sadler’s Wells again being the main location. Among this year’s performers are Eva Yerbabuena, Estrella Morente, Lenacay and…. Tomatito. You can find out more about it by clicking on this link London Flamenco Festival 2013. The festival runs from 15th to 27th March and has a growing reputation in the world of Flamenco. It will certainly be difficult to find any better flamenco performances in the UK this year. See you there!

 

Andy y Lucas play new Bros guitar

Last night the duo played their new Bros guitar live on the Andalucian TV programme “La Semana Más Larga”. Here’s a link …. Click

Peña Flamenca de Londres – Sunday 14 October

Juerga!
The popular nights where anyone can perform. Accompanied by professional guitarist and singer.
Venue: Church hall of the Church of the Holy Apostles, Cumberland Street (Lupus Street end) SW1V 4LY. Tube: Victoria/Pimlico. Buses: 24, C10 (get off at post office).
Members £5. Non-members are welcome £10. Pay on the door.
Cheap in-house bar and tapas available.

http://flamenco-london.org.uk/

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Bros guitars launch event

On 8th September at 7:30pm, at The Music Room in Sandy, Bedfordshire, we put on a launch event with tapas, sangría and flamenco music in order to promote our range of Bros flamenco and classical guitars. Ramón Ruíz gave a short recital and tried out our guitars, which he pronounced “buenas” and very good value for money

The audience were treated to flamenco renditions of popular tunes as well as some standard repertoire brought to life with typical passion and attention to detail by Ramón.

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Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company — Quimeras

From 23 Nov 2012 to 1 Dec 2012 at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London, legendary guitarist, composer, dramatist and producer Paco Peña presents his 2010 work Quimeras, directed by Southbank Centre artistic director Jude Kelly. Exploring the lure of travel and the dream of a better life, Quimeras tells the story of a group of migrants who have come to Spain from Africa in search of work. Details here

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester – a little bite music

On Friday 18 May at 12:30 in the foyer (lunchtime), Calaita are doing a free gig. More details here.

Portsmouth to host flamenco show

International dance company Canción Gitana are bringing their show “Lament for Lorca” to Portamouth in June. Lorca was one of the greatest 20th century poets and playwrights and was murdered at the start of the Spanish Civil War in 1936. The show takes place on June 27th in the Menuhin Theatre. Further details can be found here.

Viaje al Reencuentro

Gamlingay Guitars flamenco guitars recommends Jesus OlmedoJesús Olmedo and Jorge Bravo are bringing a new flamenco show “Viaje al Reencuentro” to London’s Peña Flamenca at the Costa Dorada Spanish Restaurant, Hanway Street, London W1T 1UX on Sunday 13th May. Tickets are £12 (£7 for members). You can find further information here

61st International Festival of Music and Dance, Granada

Gamlingay Guitars flamenco guitars recommend the FestivalJune 22nd 2012 sees the start of the 2012 international festival with performances from some of Spain’s most influential artists and a number of renowned international acts. Further details can be found here and tickets can be bought here.

Carlos Saura in London

Flamenco guitar sellers Gamlingay Guitars recommends Carlos Saudra's workOne of Spain’s most influential directors is giving a masterclass in London on Thursday 19th April at the Ciné Lumière (17 Queensberry Place, London, SW7 2DT). This forms part of the Spanish Film Festival Spring Weekend which, along with the masterclass, you can find out about here.

 

Eduardo Niebla in London

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Flamenco jazz fusion guitarist Eduardo Niebla is appearing at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in the SouthBank Centre in London on Friday 20th April. Tickets are available from the Southbank Centre website here

 

Learning to play flamenco guitar

Flamenco Guitars in JerezA lovely article by Terence Carter on the GranTourismoTravels website here